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Species profile—Rheobatrachus silus (southern gastric brooding frog)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Myobatrachidae (Australian water frogs) → Rheobatrachus silus (southern gastric brooding frog)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Amphibia (amphibians)
Family
Myobatrachidae (Australian water frogs)
Scientific name
Rheobatrachus silus Liem, 1973
Common name
southern gastric brooding frog
Type reference
Liem, D.S. (1973). A new genus of frog of the family Leptodactylidae from SE. Queensland, Australia. Mem, Qd. Mus. 16: 459-470 [467].
WildNet taxon ID
648
Alternate name(s)
southern platypusfrog
platypus frog
gastric-brooding frog
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Extinct in the wild
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Extinct
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
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Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=648

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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